Updated: 07/03/2014 1:23 PM |
Created: 07/03/2014 1:03 PM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com
A small plane crashed while landing in Las Vegas, New Mexico, on Wednesday evening, injuring a family of four.
According to Las Vegas police, the privately-owned airplane was headed from Iowa to Las Vegas and crashed just after 6:30 p.m. at the municipal airport.
The plane's owner and pilot, 50-year-old James Fretham, was airlifted in critical condition to St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe. The three other women aboard the plane, 49-year-old Elizabeth, 21-year-old Caitrin and 15-year-old Grace Fretham, were all treated and released on the same evening at a local hospital.
The Federal Aviation Administration arrived on scene Thursday morning. The crash is under investigation at this time and contributing factors are yet to be determined.